Category: 2023 Israel Gaza War

Facts & analysis on the events of Oct. 7 and since

“Children eat rotten food, adults hunt cats: famine is coming for Gaza” – Day 85

Gaza’s orphans; famine in the offing; the school and housing crises; NYT’s “investigation” into rape allegations falls short; free speech takes a hit in Berlin; Biden claims 2023 “accomplishments” include supporting Israel; longtime investigative journalist James Bamford exposes secretive operation

900,000 children in Gaza suffer from cold, hunger, and lack of drinking water – Day 84

South Africa invokes the Genocide Convention against Israel; Wall Street Journal reports: Gaza “most devastating warfare in the modern record”; Abandon Biden campaign expands; schools in Gaza hard hit; Voice of Palestine radio program hacked; vaccines for kids; Israeli military kills another Israeli hostage

Biden admin bypasses Congress for $147.5m weapons sale to Israel – Day 83

Blinken avoids congressional oversight in weapon sale to Israel; Israeli military targets UN humanitarian aid convoy, historical sites, steals from Gazan homes; Gazan food insecurity is “catastrophic”; Israeli envoy threatens Lebanon; Gaza medical workers tortured, journalist killed; multiple incidents in West Bank; Friday worship disrupted in Jerusalem

At least 250 Gazans killed on Christmas Day – Day 80

Bodies of Palestinians stolen by Israel, returned, reportedly show signs of organ harvesting; 2 killed, 50 made homeless in West Bank; US gives Israel a tentative “No” to request for helicopters; Israel admits to killing 2 more of its own; Netanyahu floats idea of “voluntary transfer” of Gazans